Team GB has announced its track and field team for the Tokyo Olympics which start in July. 

Among the 72-strong team are 12 Scottish athletes who will be performing on the world's biggest stage. 

With the games due to start on July 23, here's everything you need to know about the Scottish hopefuls for athletics. 

Who are the Scottish track and field athletes in Team GB? 

Twelve Scottish track and field athletes have been announced in Team GB for the Tokyo Olympics. 

Steph Twell and Eilish McColgan will compete in their third Olympics, with Twell taking on the marathon and McColgan doubling up in the 5000m and the 10,000m.

World indoor silver medallist Laura Muir also makes an Olympic return in the 1500m and will be looking to better her 7th place finish at Rio 2016.

Dunblane's Andy Butchart will once again represent Team GB in the 5000m, while Callum Hawkins will make his second Olympic appearence in the marathon. 

Seven Scots will make their Olympic debuts including Beth Dobbin who will compete in both the 100m and the 4x100m relay with fellow Team GB athlete and medal hopeful Dina Asher-Smith.  

Here's the full list of the 12 Scottish athletes competing for Team GB: 

  • Nicole Yeargin (4x400m)
  • Steph Davis (Marathon)
  • Jemma Reekie (800m)
  • Beth Dobbin (200m, 4x100m)
  • Zoey Clark (4x400m)
  • Laura Muir (800m, 1500m)
  • Steph Twell (Marathon)
  • Eilish McColgan (5000m, 10,000m)
  • Josh Kerr (1500m)
  • Jake Wightman (1500m)
  • Andy Butchart (5000m)
  • Callum Hawkins (Marathon)